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Inpatient Coding Technician - Associate

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Billing/Insurance/Medical Coding
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180023OU Requisition #
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Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

 

We are seeking an experienced Coder to:

  • Be responsible for coding all and any charts, regardless of payer, including mortality records
  • Code records of all payers identified for interim billing as well as tentative DRG
  • Assist with responding to external coding reviews from private payers as well as government contractors.

Education:

Minimum – Formal training (or equivalent work experience) in anatomy, pathophysiology, and medical terminology normally obtained in a one-year college-level course of study 

Preferred – Formal training (or equivalent work experience) in the use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding system, formal training (or equivalent work experience) in reimbursement/quality systems: IPPS, MS-DRG, POA


Work Experience: 

Minimum – Two or more years of progressive inpatient hospital coding experience

 

Licenses and Certifications: 

Preferred – R.H.I.T and/or C.C.S 

 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:   

  •      Comprehensive knowledge or ICD coding system
  •      Ability to quickly analyze a situation and problem solve
  •      Knowledge of regulatory requirements of IPPS

 


Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools.  Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met. 

 

Work Schedule: 

Full-time, 40 hours per week. Specific schedule can be flexible. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

 

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits 

 

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

 

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